e alexander

Jayhawk on blue background
  • Assistant Professor

Contact Info

309 Twente Hall


Ph.D. in Higher Education and Student Affairs, The Ohio State University


Research and Teaching Interests:

  • Social disparities on college campuses, with a focus on BIWOC and QTPOC
  • Campuses as service providers, and campus employees as helping professionals
  • Intersectional and neocolonial violence in higher education
  • BIWOC's and QTPOC's cultural practices as survivance
  • Culturally-sustaining research methods and service provision

Selected Publications

Pasque, P., & alexander, e (Eds.). [in press, 2022]. Advancing culturally responsive research and researchers: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods. Routledge.

alexander, e. (2022). As they see it: Black women’s conceptualizations of professional socialization in education graduate programs. Race Ethnicity and Education (online). https://doi.org/10.1080/13613324.2022.2106880

alexander, e. (2020). Embodied: Afrocentric spiritual identity development of Black femme students. In J. T. Snipes & S. Manson (Eds.) Remixed and reimagined: Innovations in religion, spirituality, and (inter)faith in higher education (pp. 71-87). Myers Education Press.   

Rivera, M., Prieto, K., Jaggars, S., alexander, e, & Folk, A. (2020). “Open”-ing up courses for diversity and deeper learning. International Journal of Open Education Resources3(2). https://www.ijoer.org/open-ing-up-courses-for-diversity-and-deeper-learning/.  

Selected Presentations

Snipes, J. T. & alexander, e. (2020, November 20). Bringing (Big)Momma with me: A collaborative autoethnography of classroom pedagogy. Annual Conference, Association for the Study of Higher Education.

alexander, e. (2020, November 13). Making the “post” turn in education research for Black womxn. Annual Pre-Conference – Council for Ethnic Participation, Association for the Study of Higher Education.

alexander, e. (2020, March 4). A spiritual identity development model for Black femme college students. 2020 National Convention, American College Personnel Association.

alexander, e. (2019, April 6). The mammyfication of Black femme faculty at predominately-white institutions: Professional socialization, promotion, and tenure. 2019 Annual Meeting, American Educational Research Association.